Introduction to Java

An introduction to the tools used for demonstrations in this course and a discussion of input validation.

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Course description

Take a deep dive into input validation, how to validate various input types and how to safeguard against malicious inputs that would be used for injection attacks. RegEx is a powerful tool for validating inputs, but it can be susceptible to denial of service attacks. We’ll go over how to structure your RegEx expressions to mitigate the risk of denial-of-service attacks.

Course syllabus

IntroductionDuration: 19:17

This video discusses Eclipse, Java 8+, Java 11, Gradle, Maven, Wildfly and the Gradle build process.

Input ValidationsDuration: 13:30

A look at the importance of protecting the system from malicious inputs.

RegExDuration: 18:26

Explore the use of RegEx for validation and the vulnerabilities of RegEx to DOS attacks.

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Larry Ricker

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Larry Ricker’s professional experience includes development, system integration, business analysis, testing, design, technical lead, database administration, system administration, consulting, and production and project management.

He’s primarily engaged in team projects for corporations and consulting work in mobile, telephony development, web development, two-factor authentication, security, SOAP and restful web services, voice recognition systems, identity verification, mobile activation and card fulfillment systems.

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